Have you noticed how close the word ‘disciple’ is to ‘discipline’? A disciple is a learner, a follower, a person who pursues the disciplines taught by his master. In every arena of life, you have masters and you have disciples. Our Master is Jesus Christ and from His life and His words we learn the disciplines of those who follow Him closely.
Jake’s family didn’t go to church and didn’t own a Bible. They have five TV’s though. Out of nowhere his friend Thomas invited him to a summer youth camp in CO. It sounded fun so he went. Some stranger paid for it. It slipped Jake’s mind to try to thank him.